AW: [Syrphidae] Eristalis larvae

Klaus Lunau lunau at
Thu Aug 27 12:37:49 BST 2009

Hi, In the following paper E. tenax rearing is described starting with a
single female in December: Culture of the Drone Fly, Eristalis Tenax
Dolley, William L.; Hassett, C. C.; Bowen, W. B.; Phillies, George
Science, Volume 78, Issue 2023, pp. 313-314


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At the risk of asking a silly question, what are my chances of finding any
larvae at this time of year in NW England? I'm hoping to start a culture but
time has got
on a bit with the arrangements.

Many thanks,


Dr Matthew Sullivan DPhil.
Behavioural and Environmental Biology
School of Biology, Chemistry and Health Science
Manchester Metropolitan University
Manchester M1 5GD, UK
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